Op-Ed: What Makes Social Protest Effective? A Unique School Sends Teens Citywide Seeking Answers (Updated)

By Michael McQuillan

In November 1969 I with classmates at the Bronx High School of Science chipped in for a rickety school bus so we could march against the Vietnam War in Washington. Continue Reading →

West Harlem Group Assistance To Honor Community Leaders

West Harlem Group Assistance, Inc. (WHGA), a leading community based development corporation, will be hosting its annual awards gala on October 26th 2017, to celebrate leaders who have impacted the development of the West Harlem community and beyond. Continue Reading →

Dr. Hazel Dukes At Touro College 10th Anniversary Gala At The Schomburg In Harlem

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) is holding a Tenth Anniversary Gala on December 6, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem. Continue Reading →

The Greater Harlem Chamber Of Commerce Celebrates Its 120th Anniversary

east-harlem sliderThe Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce, originally incorporated as the Harlem Board of Trade on October 3, 1896, is the longest continual business organization in upper Manhattan and will celebrate this anniversary with a gala reception at Harlem Hospital’s Muriel Pavilion. Continue Reading →

Rangel And Community Leaders Wear Orange To Call An End To Gun Violence

rangel wear orange in harlemHarlem Congressman Charles B. Rangel, who represents New York’s 13th Congressional District of New York that includes Harlem (Upper Manhattan) and parts of the Bronx, joined New York State Assemblyman Keith Wright and leaders of the Harlem community to host a Wear Orange rally. Continue Reading →

Black Votes Matter PAC To Maximize Black Voter Turnout

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Concerned that there may be dramatic drop off in the record turnout of black voters that propelled Barack Obama to the Presidency eight years ago, a group of veteran New York political and civil rights operatives launched the Black Votes Matter PAC. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Predatory Education and Subprime Schools – Hallmark of Success Academies

Eva Moskowitz’ Success Academies1By Bertha Lewis

As alluded to in a recent DailyNews editorial there is, indeed, a wind blowing against New York’s charter school movement. Continue Reading →